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  • RELEASED: 1960
  • RUNTIME: 125 mins
  • WRITTEN BY: Billy Wilder, I. A. L. Diamond
  • DIRECTED BY: Billy Wilder
  • STARRING: Jack Lemmon, Shirley MacLaine, Fred MacMurray, Ray Walston, Jack Kruschen, David Lewis, Hope Holiday

This is so smart, funny and layered, script-wise. I love the way it explores loneliness, selling out and just how some people value relationships and others take them for granted, theme-wise. Jack Lemmon and Shirley MacLaine are PHENOMENAL, acting-wise and Lemmon makes such an iconic character out of C.C. Baxter, personality-wise. This is fantastic, movie-wise;).